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Reach your teaching potential.

As the world’s English experts, we’re passionate about the English language and those who teach it.

Through our teacher training courses, expert advice, teaching tips, materials and support networks, we’re here to help you become a more effective English teacher.

So, whether English is your first language or not, we have a wide range of teaching courses and qualifications to progress you through all stages of your career.

We have created the LearnEnglish online resource which gives you and your students access to thousands of FREE digital learning tools.  To focus on your continuous professional development as a teacher, explore our extensive resources and online courses on our TeachingEnglish website.

Explore the unrivalled range of courses and support available from the world’s English experts to help you become a more effective English teacher.

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